What’s Next For The ‘Soul Train’ Brand?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before the death of Don Cornelius stirred pangs of “Soul Train” nostalgia in the American public, a group of black entrepreneurs already had begun working to revive Cornelius’ creation and carry it beyond the continued popularity of the show’s dances and television reruns. What, exactly, can be done with “Soul Train,” given […]

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Randy Jackson Talks Brad Pitt, Paula’s Firing, ‘The Voice’ and Mariah’s Future

Randy Jackson may have outlasted every other judge on “American Idol,” and in the age of the recent “X Factor” massacre, that’s quite an achievement. But he does want more for himself than an eternity at the judges’ table — perhaps something along the lines of a certain Oscar-nominee. Today in a conference call, Randy […]

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‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Dead at 75 of an Apparent Suicide

Shocking news this morning from Los Angeles; Don Cornelius, the creator and host of the classic music and dance show “Soul Train,” was found dead this morning, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the LA Times. “Soul Train” ran nationally from 1971 to 2006, with Cornelius hosting it until 1993. His  smooth style […]

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